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Water Polo: S'pore makes winning start at new OCBC Aquatic Centre

Singapore's under-23 water polo team defeat Malaysia on day one of the South East Asian Swimming championships which is currently held at the new OCBC Aquatic Centre.

SINGAPORE: Singapore's under-23 water polo team have made an auspicious start to the first event held at the new OCBC Aquatic Centre.

They thrashed Malaysia on day one of the South East Asian Swimming championships on Saturday

Singapore never trailed against their cross-border rivals.

They comfortably won 18-5 in the first match of the best-of-three series.

"It's definitely something that is very special. I think everyone will remember this moment," said Singapore goalkeeper Lee Kai Yang.

"I think the good thing is we came out with a victory, so that will be good for our team as well. We definitely feel very happy to have such a state-of-the-art facility to train in, in the future," Lee added.

Match two takes place on Sunday, and if needed, the third match is slated for June 18.

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